#002: Musicals for Children to be in with Emily McKnight

#002: Musicals for Children to be in with Emily McKnight


Never work with children or animals…unless they are in one of the top 5 musicals for children to be in! Paul is joined by Emily McKnight to discuss being a children’s entertainer and educator, the no-filter environment of performing for children, the benefits of having children participate in the performing arts. Being a musical theatre lover Emily will discuss her top 5 musicals for children to be in.

FANTASTIX BITS IN THE INTERVIEW

  • How Emily Who the character came about
  • The challenges performing for children
  • Educational nature of the songs in Sound of Music
  • Mary Poppins Returns
  • The song everyone should sing
  • How musicals encourage kids to read
  • Earworms
  • Benefits of music and performance for children
  • Friendship through musicals
  • Emily’s dream role

EMILY’S TOP 5

  • 5 -Wizard of Oz
  • 4 – Sound of Music
  • 3 – Mary Poppins
  • 2 – Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
  • 1 – Matilda

Honourable Mention

  • Les Miserable

PAUL’S TOP 5

  • 5 – Peter Pan
  • 4 – Annie
  • 3 – Sound of Music
  • 2 – Seussical
  • 1 -Matilda

Honourable Mention

  • Oliver

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